Mental Health

The Nesting Place offers a wide variety of support groups and services to assist with your mental health. Presently offering a Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Support Group, a Prenatal Support Group, a general Motherhood Support Group, a Journey of Motherhood Support Series, and a Journey after Loss Support Series. Each are custom tailored to the needs of the moms enrolled.

Meet The Nesting Place’s Mental Health Director, Marissa Sherov:

Marissa Sherov, LCSW, INHC- Holistic Psychotherapist, Maternal Mental Health Specialist, Mindfulness Teacher and Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. She can be reached at or (516) 661-2122

** Accepts some insurance plans. **

Laura Otton is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in maternal mental health, anxiety, depression, and trauma. She loves working with pregnant and new mothers during one of life’s greatest but most difficult transitions. Her background is working with young adults struggling with anxiety, depression, and the lasting effects of trauma. Laura’s practice incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques, trauma-informed care, mindfulness, and strength-based perspectives to support client’s personal growth. This translates to healthier self-concepts, stronger self-esteem and confidence, and more balanced, fulfilling relationships.

Laura currently offers tele-health therapy and virtual workshops for moms in partnership with The Nesting Place. She can be reached at 631-223-8536 or

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